The Health Benefits of Knitting

There’s a few hobbies I’d like to take up in my free time. One of them is knitting.

When we were young, knitting was often something you associated with your gran. That is no longer the case. Many young people now enjoy the fun of picking up a set of needles, and being creative. And, it’s not just restricted to woman either; knitting is a craft that can be enjoyed by men as well.knitting-1462264795Hsn

One of the best things about knitting, is that it’s easy to make a start. You just need a pair of needles, some yarns and a pattern to follow. If you think that you might need some help, look for a knitting class in your area. Doing so means you get the instruction you need, and you also get to socialise with other novice knitters.

In addition to the social aspect, and the chance to create beautiful garments, you may be surprised by just how much knitting can benefit your health. I wonder what my optometrist would say on that front?

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Tomato Ketchup: Health Benefits, and Make Your Own!

I was born into a ketchup-loving home.


It’s true! My dad would eat nothing other than ketchup on his steak. My sister’s favorite dip for most foods was ketchup. And if she cooked something that didn’t have enough flavor in it, mom just brought out the ketchup.

So when I first started dating my husband, I found it hilarious that he loved ketchup just as much as everyone else in my family. And after we got married, probably my greatest failing as a wife was the day I let the ketchup run out. I believe his exact words were, “How could you let this happen?!” 

Now, I like ketchup okay. But I don’t HAVE to have it like the rest of my family! But it IS pretty much a staple around the United States, isn’t it? So when Jerin from Best Juicer Choice contacted me to see if I was interested in this infographic, I was intrigued. BENEFITS of ketchup? Okay, let’s see!
benefits of tomato ketchup

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With  a ketchup recipe to boot! Thanks so much, Jerin! I  guess I need to go dip something in ketchup now…

Who likes ketchup around YOUR house? Do you have a favorite brand that your family enjoys most?

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